A week ago actress Anne Heche was involved in a car accident where her car reportedly collided with a house and caused a fire which fifty-nine firefighters had to tackle for over an hour before they could safely pull her out of the wreckage.
Heche was able to communicate during her rescue and was seen seemingly sitting up on a gurney, but lost consciousness shortly thereafter and never regained it. She was hospitalised and in a coma.
Her publicist issued a statement saying she was not expected to survive the accident in Los Angeles’ Mar Vista neighborhood. A further statement was issued saying:
“Unfortunately, due to her accident, Anne Heche suffered a severe anoxic brain injury and remains in a coma, in critical condition. She is not expected to survive. It has long been her choice to donate her organs, and she is being kept on life support to determine if any are viable.”
Last night, sadly, life support was ceased and Heche was declared dead, as first reported in The Guardian.
Heche’s fimography includes Volcano, Men in Trees, Wag the Dog, I Know What You Did Last Summer, Six Days, Seven Nights and a the remake of Psycho. She had recently wrapped Girl In Room 13 about the human trafficking industry.
The actress was 53 and leaves behind two sons aged 20 & 13.